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The Year of Victories

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Neil Oliver presents a series telling the tale of the bloody 17th-century civil war, when clans loyal to Charles I rose up in rebellion against the Scottish Parliament.

Neil Oliver presents a drama-documentary series telling the tale of Scotland’s 17th-century civil war. When the Scottish Parliament, led by the chief of Clan Campbell, declares war on Charles I, clans loyal to the King rise up in rebellion. At the heart of this epic struggle lies an ancient feud between the Campbells and the MacDonalds, and all hell is unleashed as the royalist clans use the war to wreak bloody vengeance on their rivals in an epic conflict that threatens the stability of the newly emerging British state.

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Thu 22 Oct 2020 23:40

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Role Contributor
Presenter Neil Oliver
Jamie Graham Calum MacDonald
Alasdair MacColla Donald Eoghainn Mackinnon
Margaret Campbell Emma Snellgrove
Archie Campbell Simon Weir
Expert Ted Cowan
Expert Sarah Fraser
Expert Kieran German
Expert Andrew Mackillop
Expert Murray Pittock


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